Press Releases

Assemblymember Holden Responds to Revise of California Budget

Sacramento, CA – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom released his May revision to the proposed 2022-2023 state budget. The forecasted proposals revealed a commitment to infrastructure, equity, and accountability for Californians Assemblymember Chris Holden released the following statement: 

Bridging the Digital Divide with DEVFA

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden’s AB 2748, Telecommunications: Digital Equity in Video Franchising Act (DEVFA) of 2022 passed the Assembly Committee on Communications and Conveyance.

Armenian History Month Awareness and Action

Sacramento, CA  -- Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden’s extends support to the Armenian community in his district and beyond by writing a letter to the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CALSTRS) and the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CALPERS) commending them for their commitment to divest from Turkish assets operated and held by the Republic of Turk

AB 1737 Child Camp Safety Passes Committee

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill, Children’s camps: local registration and inspections, which is in response to the wholly preventable drowning death of 6-year-old Roxie Forbes at a Los Angeles County summer camp, as well as a history of traumatic incidents at children’s camps statewide, passed the Assembly Committee on Health.

Education Has No Limits, Dual Enrollment Continues Through Committee

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill– Dual Enrollment Opportunities and Outreach bill which would enable more local education agencies to establish dual enrollment opportunities for students, couple those opportunities with student support services and outreach campaigns to ensure the continued success of dual enrollment programs passed Assembly Committee

Accountability, Empathy, and Equity for Traffic Stops Passes Committee

Sacramento, CA –Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill, Traffic or pedestrian stops: notification by peace officers, a measure which require the department to include information regarding the duty of a peace officer to state the reason for the stop in the handbook at the earliest opportunity when the handbook is otherwise revised or reprinted, Assembly Bill 2773, passed the

Truth to Protect Youth Passes Committee

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill,  Juvenile Custodial Interrogations bill  which prohibits the use of statements made by youth (25 years of age or younger) as evidence in criminal or juvenile court proceedings if they were made during interrogations where law enforcement used threats, physical harm, deception, or psychologically manipulative tactics.